currency-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: legal money, coins and bills

Commentary: CURRENCY[+physical][+money]

I exchanged my US dollars for some local Eastern Caribbean currency.
Their currency uses different colors for different denominations of bills.
Bob has an interesting collection of currencies from around the world.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: any physical good used as a medium of exchange

Commentary: CURRENCY[+physical][+goods][+bartered]

The islanders used sea shells and spice pods as currency.
The currency of the slave trade in the Caribbean was blue beads.
What will we use for currency in this game?

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2c

Sense Number 3: favor, fashion, acceptance

Commentary: CURRENCY[+state][+acceptance]

The fallen state of humankind was an idea in currency during medieval times.
Einstein's notion of a cosmological constant is gaining currency again in physics.
Jackets and ties for men seem to be falling out of currency in recent years.


Sense Number 4: language usage

Commentary: CURRENCY[+state][+acceptance][+usage][+language]

Unfortunately the term 'irregardless' has gained currency in recent years.
'Swell' is a slang term that has largely fallen out of currency.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 5: a role, a medium of exchange

Commentary: CURRENCY[+abstract][+role][+medium][+exchange]

That nation once had a solid economy and a hard currency.
These countries have pegged their currency to the US dollar.
Their currency has been devalued twice in the past month.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a